Surgeon Q&A: Does Mitral Regurgitation Cause Stroke?

Can mitral valve regurgitation cause a stroke? Is there an association among a leaking mitral valve, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia? Get answers to these questions in this special interview with Dr. Michael Acker, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During his career, Dr. Acker has performed over 9,000 cardiac procedures with more than 3,000 involving heart valve surgery. (Video posted on March 9, 2023)

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Dr. Michael Acker

Dr. Michael Acker

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

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